Cricketer Andrew Flintoff Joins BBC Radio 5 Live For Summer
March 3, 2011 at 7:52 AM (PT)
Former ENGLAND cricket player ANDREW "FREDDIE" FLINTOFF is joining Talk BBC RADIO 5 LIVE's lineup starting MAY 26th for a new weekly SUMMER show, "FREDDIE'S WORLD OF SPORT," co-hosted by 5 LIVE's MARK CHAPMAN. The show will air THURSDAYS 8-9p through AUGUST.
FLINTOFF said, "I've always been a fan of sport on the radio and can't wait to get started on FREDDIE's World Of Sport. We'll be talking to the biggest names in sport and getting the inside track on what's happening across the summer's sporting action."
5 LIVE Deputy Controller JONATHAN WALL said, "We think ANDREW's a really exciting addition to the 5 LIVE line-up. We love his enthusiasm for the new show and are delighted that he's chosen to start his live radio broadcasting career with 5 LIVE."